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Jan 3, 2013 11:35pm PST
that. as i said later, i'm not very educated in this field. >> reporter: do you think you might be now? >> you educated me. thank you. >> reporter: this seems to be a collective ignorance about the painkillers used in college football. the governing body, the ncaa, told us it does not regulate nor even keep track of the use of toridol and other painkillers on college athletes. >> if we keep track of what happens to horses in horseracing, don't we owe it to the athletes to keep track of what's going on in college sports? >> reporter: of the top 25 college football programs contacted by abc news, 16 of them refused to say whether they use toridol. only four including usc admitted they did. armen armistead says he is now fully recovered, and to prove that to nfl scouts, he played in the canadian football league where his team, toronto, won that country's version of the super bowl, and he was named to the all-star team as a rookie, all done without any toridol, a drug armistead says he would like now to see banned. >> if you can't play through the pain, maybe you should just sit out and re
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Jan 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
you mate think. campaign to educate residents about the real meaning of the word campaign that began in chicago and now reached the bay area. amma explains. >> what is yours is the statement on the side of the muni bus. part of educational campaign created by care the council on american islamic relation. group put 35 ads open buses rolling through the streets of san francisco. >> intention of the campaign is to educate fellow americans about what the word jihad mean means. >>reporter: she is the executive director of care bay area office. >> common misconception of the word is that it means armed struggle or holy war. and that is something that is perpetrated by many who have made careers out of pushing this anti-muslim sentiment. >>reporter: i asked if they gnaw the definite figures of jihad. >> holy war. >>reporter: miriam did he fains it as holy war and another definition. >> proper meaning as we describe it is to struggle. to me that is building relationships with the neighbors to make to work on time or better on the diet. >>reporter: meaning many may not know. >> i di
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Jan 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
. governor brown says california needs to start investing more in education than in prison. in sacramento abc 7 news. >> perhaps, one more note from sacramento. a bill is in the works to give state workers back a holiday. if it passes state government will shut down and instead for native american bayday. the move reyou've r storing a day lawmakers took away in 2009. they currently have 11 paid holidays each year. >> two new san francisco supervisors were sworn in today. >> congratulations. >> and there they are. london joined four reelected superviseors serving for the next four years. the board named david hsu as president for a third time. >> bay area medical marijuana dispensary billing itself as nation's largest has won another round senate fit to stay open and refused to order harborside health center to stop selling pot. the government tries to prove that sent jer illegal, and must close. the landlords in oakland and san jose say they're at risk as long as pot is sold in their building because the attorney threatened to seize the rental properties fit continues to operate. >> fbi agent
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Jan 4, 2013 1:05am PST
of jihad but not what you mate think. campaign to educate residents about the real meaning of the word campaign that began in chicago and now reached the bay area. amma explains. >> what is yours is the statement on the side of the muni bus. part of educational campaign created by care the council on american islamic relation. group put 35 ads open buses rolling through the streets of san francisco. >> intention of the campaign is to educate fellow americans about what the word jihad mean means. >>reporter: she is the executive director of care bay area office. >> common misconception of the word is that it means armed struggle or holy war. and that is something that is perpetrated by many who have made careers out of pushing this anti-muslim sentiment. >>reporter: i asked if they gnaw the definite figures of jihad >> holy >> holy war. >>reporter: miriam did he fains it as holy war and another definition. >> proper meaning as we describe it is to struggle. to me that is building relationships with the neighbors to make to work on time or better on the diet. >>reporter: meaning
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Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
at the deficit problem. it gives $2.7 billion from education through kindergarten through community college. the systems will get an additional $250 million each. it expands healthcare under the healthcare reform and leaves a billion dollars in reserve. the governor's plan to increase public education funding also includes social engineering, poorer districts will get more than other ones. david louie has more. >> west contra costa knows hardship. they got a $46 million bailout and laid off teachers long before the budget crisis. now it has paid off the loan it is getting a shot in the arm. in announcing $2.7 billion in increased funding for public education. >> in richmond, it's not like growing up in los gatos or beverly hills. >> they want to give those hire amounts. julie says it's critical because 70% of the 30,000 students are minority, some of them are still learning english. >> you have to understand that education is the foundation for everything. without that money, without that foundation, we're going to see problems in the future. so fixing it now helps. >> reporter: school dist
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Jan 4, 2013 4:30am PST
. it is a campaign to educate residents of real meaning of the word. >> my jihad is to stay fit despite my schedule. what is yours? that is part of the muni because ad. a group put 35 ads on buses in san francisco. >> the intention of the campaign is to educate our fellow americans about what the word "jihad" means. >> the executive director of the area office. >> a common misconception is it means armed struggle or holy war but that is something that has been perpetrated by many who have made years out of pushing antimuslim sentiment. >> i asked the muni riders if they knew the definition. >> holy war. >> religious war. >> the dictionary calls it a holy war but a second definition is much more appropriate. >> the proper meaning of jihad is to struggle. that's it. for many, that is anything from building relationships with neighbors to making it to work on time or doing better on a diet. >> it has been engrained it has negative connotation that is rooted in people. for the idea to change it would take more than people talking about it. >> the ads remain on the buses through the third week of januar
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Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
the state budget proposal an hour ago. the big winner in the budget plan is public education which will get more than $2.5 billion extra to fund k-12 and community college education. the uc and csu systems get an additional $250 million each. it calls for change to the program that transfers long-term care if adults to counties. the governor is calling for $1 billion reserve fund. brown said the state must still live in its means. >> i am here to get done what is compassionate, what is good for the state of california, and what we can maintain over time rather than just enjoying the momentary high. >> the state still faces a $1.9 billion deficit but brown will benefit from voter-approved tax increases and austerity measures forcing deep cuts to all state services during the last budget cycle. >> right now in washington, president obama has officially nominated jack lew for treasury secretary. that announcement was made last than half an hour ago. he is if line to replace geithner. last year, he was chosen to be the president's chief of staff and has a reputation as a tough marketers. republ
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Jan 6, 2013 5:00am PST
are carrying messages of jihad, but it's not what you might think. it's a campaign to try to educate residents about the real meaning of the word. it began in chicago. it's now reached the bay area. abc7 news reporter explains. >> my jihad is to stay fit despite my busy and he. that's the statement on the side of this muni bus. it's part of an educational campaign created by care, the council on islamic relations. >> the intention of the campaign is to educate our fellow americans about what the word jihad means. >> she is the executive director of care's bay area office. >> a common misconception of the word jihad is it means armed struggle or holy war. and that is something that has been perpetrated by many who have made careers out of pushing anti-islamic sentiment. >> i asked muni riders if they knew the deafcision of jihad. >> religious war. >> a holy war. >> webster defines it as a holy war but there's a second definition that is more appropriate. >> the proper meaning, as many of us describe it, is to struggle and that's it. for many that is anything from building relationships with our
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Jan 6, 2013 6:00am PST
's a campaign to try to educate residents about the real meaning of the word. it began in chicago. it's now reached the bay area. abc7 news reporter explains. >> my jihad is to stay fit despite my busy and he. -- schedule. what's yours? that's the statement on the side of this muni bus. it's part of an educational campaign created by c.a.r.e., the council on american islamic relations. the group has put 35ads on buses rolling through san francisco. >> the intention of the campaign is to educate our fellow americans about what the word jihad means. >> she is the executive director of c.a.r.e.'s bay area office. >> a common misconception of the word jihad is it means armed struggle or holy war. and that is something that has been perpetrated by many who have made careers out of pushing anti-islamic sentiment. >> i asked muni riders if they knew the definition of jihad. >> religious war. >> a holy war. >> webster defines it as a holy war, but there's a second definition that is more appropriate. >> the proper meaning, as many of us describe it, is to struggle and that's it. for many that is an
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Jan 6, 2013 9:00am PST
are carrying messages of jihad. but it's not what you might think. it's a campaign to try to educate residents about the real meaning of the word. it began in chicago. it's now reached the bay area. abc7 news reporter explains. >> my jihad is to stay fit debite my busy schedule. what's yours? that's the statement on the side of this muni bus. it's part of an educational campaign created by c.a.r.e., the council on american islamic relations. the group has put 35ads on buses rolling through san francisco. >> the intention of the campaign is to educate our fellow americans about what the word jihad means. >> she is the executive director of c.a.r.e.'s bay area office. >> a common misconception of the word jihad is it means armed struggle or holy war. and that is something that has been perpetrated by many who have made careers out of pushing anti-muslim sentiment. >> i asked muni riders if they knew the definition of jihad. >> religious war. >> a holy war. >> webster defines it as a holy war, but there's a second definition that is more appropriate. >> the proper meaning, as many of us describe
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Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
for education. nannette miranda is live in sacramento with more on this for us. >> reporter: if you look at just the state's general fund, things do look rosier but it doesn't account for the big debt that california has to pay back but the governor sees this as great progress. >> over here.... >> he says the budget deficit has been wiped out. and spending in kindergarten through 12th great will go up $2700 under a controversial proposal to give schools more money. >> growing up in richmond is not like it is growing up in los gatos or piedmont. >> higher education will see a bump of $2,000 per student in the same time period. all thanks to resounding economy and california voters for approving the tax hike under proposition 30 last november. >> they voted for the tax measure, we're putting money into schools as i said, but we're not going to play the game of spending money we don't have. >> reporter: in fact the $98 billion budget plan includes a billion dollar rainy day fund. proposal also drew cautious praise from republicans. >> i think the governor deserves credit for balancing a budget plan
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Jan 4, 2013 11:00am PST
, education, and accused the taliban of promoting ignorance and they forbid girls to be in the classroom. >> our meteorologist, mike nicco, ahead with the forecast. >> computers models are less bullish on the rain. so we could have more time outside this weekend where it will be dry. hard to believe we have rain when we see the beautiful sky from emeryville but i will tell you what to expect. >> the daring deer rescue and what crews had to do to reach that poor scared animal stuck on the ice. he was terrified. why this is a huge significance for weddings in china >> oakland, sunty veil -- sunnyvale and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> step on it for your flu shot, california will see a surge in flu cases in january. the result of holiday travelers coming back to california with a virus that heard is spreading fast elsewhere. also, kids going back did school, and abc medical medical doctor says california cannot escape the earliest flu outbreak if a decade. >> it could be a newer strain that people in the community have not sign, it could be that not enough people are vaccinated but
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Jan 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
parking ticket for a half hour of education is not worth it to them. >> meters will be enforced from noon to 6:00 p.m. on sundays. the parking limit is four hours. the city won't issue tickets in january. drivers will get a warning to spread the word. >> a 16-year-old girl injured in a shooting in a high school near millbrae is in critical condition chev was shot in the stomach and leg in front of a home just across the treat from capuccino high school. police didn't say what led up to the shooting. the search continues for suspects. >>> sonoma county sheriff's deputies are looking for a hitchhiker who they say stabbed a driver who gave him a ride. the driver had a child in his car when he picked up the hitchhiker near the brewery last night. investigators are not sure why by say the hitchhiker stabbed the driver twice before the driver was able get to him out of the car. the suspect is known locally but only by a nickname which they are not releasing. >>> the connecticut school tragedy is bringing families together here in the bay areament up next, the message of support straight from th
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Jan 8, 2013 11:00am PST
tests in the future, with the top education official unveiling a new system of student achieve ment testing supposed to emphasis critical thinking skills rather than have them choose the best answer. the standardized test measures constitute progress in english and math and qualifies high schoolers for graduation. >> still ahead, officials issued a winter "spare the air" alert today. if you look over the bay, a little bit hazy out there, right? our meteorologist, leigh glaser, is ahead with a look at the air quality and the accweather forecast. >> gabrielle giffords and her husband unveil a new gun control numberrive on the two-year anniversary of the >> the national debate over gun control has been reinvograte the in the wake of mass shootings. tonight on "world news," we speak with former arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords and her husband. they are gun owners and advocates. >> two years ago today, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords survived the shooting at a tucson supermarket and is fighting back on behalf of all gun violence victims. she and her husband traveled to co
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Jan 10, 2013 4:30am PST
taking office and cut $16 billion. the tax hike will bring in $6 billion a year for education with more money going to poorer school districts and allowing other districts more spending flexibility. >> an at risk 96-year-old man disappeared yesterday. he is 5' 2" and 165 pounds and speaks only korean. the family says he is for getful and has dementia but is used to using public transportation to the san jose korean center but did not arrive yesterday. he was wearing a blue and white checkered shirt. >> 4:32. a man who lit a woman on fire in san francisco in bayview will be arraigned today after being arrested in oakland on monday for the attack on starr lamare a woman he was dating and faces charges of attempted murder and arson after he doused tar star with gas and society her -- set her on fire. they were arguing before the attack. starr lamare is expected to survive but faces months in the hospital. >> we are learning more of the death of a home intruder at the hands of a resident. it was a conspiracy by an estranged wife that backfired. our reporter has details on that. >> apartment
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Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
the previous year. supply and demand even for higher education. >> cheryl: thank you. >> as you may have heard, oscar nominees were announced this morning. george has a run down of the big contenders up for an academy award. >> for the 85th oscars, lincoln wins bragging rights as most nominated. to win best picture it will have to beat eight other movies, amore nominated for best foreign language form, argo, beast of the southern wild, django, life of pi, silver lining playbook and zero dark 30. >> i think we're going to be sitting at the edge of our seats which movie is going to win. >> seth mcfarland made the announcement and now the meeys for best actor. >> daniel lewis in lincoln, denzel washington in flight. hugh jack man. bradley cooper in silver linings playbook and you what queen phoenix. >> plus, there is jennifer lawrence for silver lining playbook and 58-year-oldmoon you'll riva. beestd from the southern wild is the youngest and naomi watts for the impossible. >> i don't think we can predict what is going to happen after the day. supporting actor category features five former oscar
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Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
in spending which includes more funding for education and health care. it leaves $1 billion in a rainy day reserve fund. >> americans can adopt russian orphans for another year despite a controversial new russian ban on adoptions. the kremlin says a deal with the united states will remain valid until 2014 despite a new law. president putin signed the bill in response to a u.s. anticorruption measure, and 1,500 adoptions were threatened but the old adoption agreement remains in effect for one year after either party cancels it which russia did last year. >> if pakistan -- in pakistan the biggest city is on high alert after 115 were left dead in bombings. there are searches on vehicles in the capital after militants claimed responsibility for a bombing at a packed pool hall. another bombing that targeted paramilitary soldiers where there is a large shia community and people are wanted to keep an eye out for anything suspicious. >> president obama welcomes afghan president karzai to the white house this morning to discuss the future of the united states role in afghanistan. he made the rounds
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Jan 10, 2013 5:00am PST
hike pressure for education. he will ask for $2 billion in cuts to balance a general fund of $90 billion. it is a far cry from the $25 billion in cuts he had to make after taking office two years ago. and $16 billion in cuts a year ago. the additional $6 billion a year in tax revenue for education will allow brown to propose sending more money to poor school districts and allowing other districts more spending nextibility. >> there are questions about the reliability of the new 78 dreamliner jet as it prepares for flight out of san jose airport tomorrow. they have had a stream of problems all week and a flight was canceled yesterday in japan because of a message that indicated a brake problem of the on tuesday another splashed 40 gallons of jet fuel on a runway at logan international airport in bought before take off. on monday, again in boston, a difficulty japan airlines dream liner experienced a battery fire. boeing says they have extreme confidence in the new plane and so do flight safety consultants. >> ing in is in common in the three events or a serious event. we cannot bl
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Jan 4, 2013 4:00am PST
so you can start figuring that out sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. nah, i'm good. ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette, you celebrate a little win. nicoderm cq, the patch with time release smart control technology. quit one day at a time with nicoderm cq. she can't always move the way she wants. now you can with new stayfree ultra thins. . flexible layers move with your body, while thermocontrol wicks moisture away. keep moving. new stayfree. >> live from the kgo broadcast center this is abc7 news. it is 8:28. i am indicate katie here for eric thomas. it is friday! >> i don't know if you will like the sound of change but it is coming. can you hear it? what will the change be, mike? >> rain for the weekend. it is dry this morning. a little more moisture in the air so watch out for patchy fog to develop. temperatures are close to freezing in some inland areas. fairfield is 30. to the north it is war
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Jan 4, 2013 5:30pm PST
she spoke out for education for girls. she and her family will stay in england. the taliban and pakistan have vowed to target malala again and she still has another round of surgery next month. still ahead here on "world news," the new video that takes you inside the mind of a drug user, to show what it's like to be on a popular drug. and why the u.s. navy is sounding the warning. [ female announcer ] today, jason is here to volunteer to help those in need. when a twinge of back pain surprises him. morning starts in high spirits, but there's a growing pain in his lower back. as lines grow longer, his pain continues to linger. but after a long day of helping others, he gets some helpful advice. just two aleve have the strength to keep back pain away all day. today, jason chose aleve. just two pills for all day pain relief. try aleve d for strong, all day long sinus and headache relief. then i read an article about a study that looked at the long term health benefits of taking multivitamins. they used centrum silver for the study... so i guess my wife was right. [ male announc
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Jan 9, 2013 4:00am PST
. it encompasses mental health, education, as well as access to guns. >> reporter: with the one-month anniversary of the shooting at newtown, connecticut, approaching, washington is pressured to take immediate action. gabby giffords who was injured by a gunman two years ago, is taking a prominent role in the gun debate. giffords and her husband have pushed for congressional action, on mental health, high-capacity gun magazines and background checks to purchase a gun. >> i bought a gun at walmart recently. and i got a background check. >> reporter: the shock over the elementary school shooting has led many communities to offer gun buyback programs. >> if we can prevent one child, one innocent bystander from being the victim of a random accident, or the target of an unstable person, it will be well worth our time and effort. >> reporter: but at the same time, gun stores say their merchandise is flying off the shelf. >> people want to be able to protect themselves. >> reporter: the biden task force hopes to make recommendations by the end of the month. and president obama may act before congress by
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Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
by any specific action. it is a problem that encompasses issues of mental health, education, as well as access to guns. >> with the anniversary of the elementary school shooting fast approaching, washington, dc, is facing pressure to take action. former congresswoman gabrielle giffords is taking a prominent role in the debate. she and her husband have launched an effort to push congressional action on questions of mental health, high capacity gun magazines, and background checks on purchases of a gun. >> i bought a gun at walmart. i went through a background check. why can't we make it more difficult for criminals and mentally ihl to get guns? >> the shock over the elementary school shooting led many communities to offer gun "buy back" programs. >> if we can prevent one child from being the victim of a random accident or for get of an unstable person it is well worth our time and effort. >> at the same time, gun stores say their merchandise is flying off the shelf. >> people want to be able to present themselves. >> the biden tack forts hopes to make recommendation by the end of the
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Jan 10, 2013 11:00pm PST
in spending which includes more funding for education and health care. and it leaves billion dollars in a rainy indicate reserve fund. >> all right nominee for best picture are? we'll show the film that got the nod for oscar gold. >> snake on plane. bit happened during a fly. we have that story. >>> and the new i-pad did he advice for parents and their toddlers. then on jimmy kimmel live. >> thanks tonight on the show music from bruno mars, blake and dr. oz will tell you how to lose weight without diet or exercise. impossible. you are impossible. goodbye. >> jimmy kimmel live starts if.ht after us >> all right. hollywood gearing up for the party of the year. that is the oscars. host seventh and actress emma announce the nominees today. >> we are pleased to announce the film selected as best picture nominee for 2012 are feast of the southern wild. >> silver linings play book. >> zero dark 30. >> lincoln. >> les mis. >> the life of p i. >> amore. >> javrng 0unchained. >> and argo. >> one local note. lieutenant governor newsom's wife jennifer will be hitting the red carpet this
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Jan 11, 2013 1:05am PST
billion dollar increase in spending which includes more funding for education and health care. and it leaves billion dollars in a rainy indicate reserve fund. >> all right nominee for best picture are? we'll show the film that got the nod for oscar gold. >> snake on plane. bit happened during a fly. we have that story. >>> and the new i-pad did he advice for parents and their toddlers. then on jimmy kimmel live. >> thanks tonight on the show music from bruno mars, blake and dr. oz will tell you how to lose weight without diet or exercise. impossible. you are impossible. goodbye. >> jimmy kimmel liveright afters right after us alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ [ female announcer ] go from zero to pizza in just 60 seconds with totino's pizza rolls and grab a bite of snack-defying, satisfying... because pizza...never...misses. it's on. let's roll. [ rain pattering ] [ heels clicking ] [ female announcer ] yoplait light tas
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Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
you can start figuring that out sooner. ln fact, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. do you really think brushing is enough to keep it clean? while brushing misses germs in 75% of your mouth, listerine® cleans virtually your entire mouth. so take your oral health to a whole new level. listerine®... power to your mouth™. >> abc7 news starts right now with like breaking news. >> good morning, everyone. i am eric thomas. >> a shooter killed a teenager in marin city. >> our reporter is like at scene with the latest. what is going on? >> we are still waiting for a official work. look what happened. they are looking for shooter. initial reports are a 17-year-old has been shot. you can see police, a sheriff van, and detectives on the scene. they blocked off a portion of the street during this active investigation. it has been an hour and a half since crews arrived for the shooting. we are still waiting for word from the sheriff's department. they a
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Jan 4, 2013 5:00am PST
francisco are carrying messages of jihad. but it is not what you think. it is a campaign to educate residents of real meaning, the council of american islamic relations put 35 ads on the buses so people know that jihad has another meaning beside holy war. >> the proper meaning of jihad is to struggle. that's it. for many, that is anything from building relationships with their neighbors to making it to work on time or doing better on their diet. >> the ads remain on the buses lou the third week of january and the organization says they would not mind expanding their message to other bay area transit agencies. >> senator john kerry has been nominated to become the next secretary of state reports to the state department today as he prepares for the confirmation. he is expected to win confirmation in the senate in the next two weeks but an official date is not set. president obama nominated senator jesus christ last -- senator john kerry last most to replace secretary of state, hillary clinton who will step down. she plans to return to work while she continues treatments for a blood cl
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Jan 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
in the head by the taliban in october. militants attacked her because she advocated education for girls. queen elizabeth hospital provided video. she still needs to have reconstructive surgery on her skull but doctors say she did not suffer any brain damage. her family plans to remain in england. it's too dangerous for them to return to pakistan. >> fda proposing the most sweeping food safety rules in decades. new rules requiring farmers and food companies to be more vigilant in the wake of deadly outbreaks including requiring farmers to make sure workers wash hands, make sure irrigation water is lien and animals stay out of the fields. critics say changes are long overdue, there are 3,000 deaths per year from food borne illness. >> checking healthy living news this afternoon, if you haven't had flu shot yet now is the time. kaiser permanente predicts california will see a surge as a resultful holiday travelers cominging back with the virus. abc news says california abc news says california flu outbreak in the u.s. in a decade it could be that it's a newer strain. it could be that not enou
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Jan 6, 2013 4:00am PST
in education from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to meet these challenges and make a difference in the lives of students. let's get started at capella.edu. nah, i'm good. ♪ [ male announcer ] every time you say no to a cigarette, you celebrate a little win. nicoderm cq, the patch with time release smart control technology. quit one day at a time with nicoderm cq. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ faster than mandy can hang up on mr. monday. you hang up first. [ female announcer ] in just 60 seconds, you've got snack-defying, satisfying totino's pizza rolls. [ ringing ] it's on. let's roll. ♪ you are an obsession you're my obsession ♪ ♪ who do you -- >> okay, it's "fixation" where we comb the intraweb and find the crazy -- >> middle of the night. >> ron does not sleep so we can bring you bizarre footage. let me start. this is a guy who got 156 seconds to run through an electronics store. this is in the netherlands. imagine if you had that. bedid the
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Jan 7, 2013 5:00am PST
, and higher education funding and making sure that california is prepared for federal health care reform. governor brown sets the stage on thursday when he releases the proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins in july. >> visibility is getting lower and lower. mike? >> dangerously low. not only because of reduced visibility but because of the temperature. 33 in napa, and 34 in santa rosa and 23 in concord and livermore and it could be a bit warmer than your neighborhood. we have upper 30's around redwood city and los los gatos. yesterday was a gloomy day, and you can see the jet stream is split. we are in between two flows right now. that will not hang around much longer but for today and tomorrow it will be completely dry. temperatures starting in the 30's to 40's throw mid-50's by noon and at 4:00 in the mid-50's dropping back to jack it weather -- jacket weather by 7:00 low-to-mid 40's. slightly warmer tomorrow and a run at 60 around the bay and wednesday a few sprinkles. the system that will cool us, though, is back in the mid-to-upper 50's and a chance of chilly showers and m
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Jan 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
education specialist f rom washington d.c.... a project specialist from kansas ciease wssouri... and our returning champion, an underwriter from wheaton, illinois... [ applause ] and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny gilbert. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to another week here on "jeopardy!" we've brought in two specialists, as you just heard, to challenge our champion, ashok. let's see how well they fare against him. good luck, all three of you. here comes the jeopardy! round. and here are the categories that are now in play. how do you do something, of course. next... you have to give us the english title. we'll deal with the rule of thirds. and finally... alex: ashok, start us. original opera titles, $200, please. wendy. what is william tell? that's it. rule of thirds, $200. ashok. what is the belmont stakes? yes. rule of thirds, $400.
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Jan 9, 2013 5:00am PST
. >> it is not a problem that can be solved by any specific action but includes mental health issues, education, as well as access to guns. >> with the one month anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school approaching washington is facing pressure to take meanful action. former congressman gabrielle giffords who was badly injured two years ago is taking a prominent roam. she and her husband have launched an effort to push action on questions of mental health, high capacity gun magazines and background checks on purchases. >> i bought a gun at wall heart and i went through a back ground check. why can't we make it more difficult for criminals and mentally ill to get guns. >> the shock over the elementary school shootings is leading to gun "buy back" programs. >> if we can prevent one innocent child being the victim of an accident or the target of unstable person it is well worth our time. at the same time, gun stores say their merchandise is flying off the shelves. >> people want to be able to protect themselves. >> the biden task forces hopes to make recommendations by the end of the month and presi
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suspected looking at it from afar, he's an icon, is how much he deeply cares about education. and really understands the issues. people have their own views. but like my conversations, he thinks teachers are it. teachers, he's like, this technology is nice. we can help. the tools are nice. the data's nice. but at the end of the day, it's about having a great teacher. that's what's moving the dial. and that's what he cares about. >>> one of my favorite movies of the year is "argo" up for five golden globes this sunday, including best director for ben affleck. it's a true story based on cia agent tony mendez, who hatched a plot to free six americans during the iran hostage crisis, by having them pretend their a film crew. >> what was the last movie you produced? >> "high and dry." >> who paid for that? what's your middle name? >> leon. >> shoot him. he's an american spy. look, they're going to try to break you. trying to get you agitated. you have to know your resume back-to-front. >> you believe your story is going to make a difference when there's a gun to our heads? >> i think my story'
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feelings on euthanasia becoming legalized. >> that's something i'm not very educated on. i need to look up on exactly what that means. but i do know it's a vaccine, correct? >> no. euthanasia is assisted suicide. >> i felt so dumb. i felt so idiotic. and that's one of those things i don't want to have happen in my interview. >> reporter: that's why judges like sam believe confidence is key. >> the most interesting time is when the young woman sits back, enjoys the experience, can look each judge in the eye. >> absolutely. >> and let her point of view come across. >> really interesting stuff. you can see more on "pageant confidential," the road to miss america, tomorrow night, 8:00, 7:00 on abc. it's a special edition of "20/20." followed by the 2013 miss america pageant, live from las vegas. and, sam, how has the judging been going for you? >> lara, it's really an exciting thing. talking to the young women, my favorite part has been the interview. it's easy to concentrate on the evening gowns and the swimsuit. it's easy to think this is just a beauty pageant. but this is a scholarship page
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